'Consent' of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her. [Source GDPR regulation].

Unlike PSD2, GDPR (via the WP29 works) also provides clarity regarding the definition of ‘explicit Consent’: “The term explicit refers to the way Consent is expressed by the data subject. It means that the data subject must give an express statement of Consent.